Category: Oyo State Public Workfare

Rural Community Roads: OYSROMA To Partner LG Chairs On Rehabilitation

Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency, OYSROMA, has announced its readiness to collaborate with all the  Local Government and Local Council Development Authorities, LCDA administrations in (more…)

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Burning Tyres During Protest Weakens Road Asphalt – Oyo Govt Warns

….As OYSROMA Chair Visits Zonal Headquarters

Oyo State Government has warned against the use of burning of tire and other combustibles during protests on the highways as such weakens the road asphalt and reduce the lifespan of the road.

The Chairman, Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency (OYSROMA), Hon. Kamil Akinlabi who said this at the weekend while briefing journalists at his Eleyele office, added that the society must look inward to change attitudes that are detrimental to its growth and sustenance of public facilities.

“Much as public protest is the right of the people, damaging public properties are not, there are many ways we can protest but burning tyres and other combustible materials on the road is bad, as the asphaltic laying gets weaken and the road gets spoiled.

“Other peaceful and non-destructive means can be used, let us stop burning on the road, not in this period that Governments all over the world are looking for ways to ration funds for public utility, we have to know that,” he said.

He further hinted that the management of the agency would embark on visitation to the zonal offices in the State from Tuesday to see the State of roads and areas that would need intervention.

Akinlabi said the visitation would commence on Tuesday, 25th February, 2020 to Igbo-Ora, the headquarter of Ibarapa zone and Otu, at Itesiwaju Local Government, the headquarter of Oke-Ogun zone.

He added that Wednesday, 26th February, 2020 would  be the turn of Oyo, the headquarter of Oyo zone and the Ogbomoso zone.

He went on to State futher that the visitation would help the agency to have a first hand information and on the spot assessment of facilities in each of the four (4) zones with a view to improving on them.

“The management team of this agency will embark on visitation to our zonal operational offices on Tuesday, 25th February, 2020. The first port of call will be Igbo-Ora, which is the headquarter of Ibarapa zone, then we move to Otu, the headquarter of Oke-Ogun zone.

“Wednesday, 26th February, 2020 we will be going to Oyo, the headquarter of Oyo zone and Ogbomoso, the headquarter of Ogbomoso zone, the essence is to have a first hand information and on the spot assessment of the facilities there, with a view to improving on whatever we meet on ground.”

It would be recalled that Governor Seyi Makinde recently approved the resuscitation of zonal operational offices for the agency in order to extend the operations of the agency to the hinterland.

 

Hon. Wasiu Olatunbosun, PhD.,

Hon. Commissioner, 

Min. of Information, Culture & Tourism,

Oyo State Government.

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Oodua Group Commends Makinde Over Road Maintenance

The management of Western Hotels Ltd, a subsidiary of Odua Group of Companies has commended Governor Seyi Makinde for his promptness in the rehabilitation of the internal road network of the hotel and major roads within the Ibadan metropolis, which has made vehicular and people’s movement less stressful.

The commendation was made in Ibadan by the Managing Director/ CEO of the hotel, Mr Abimbola Alagbe during a courtesy visit to the Chairman, Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency, OYSROMA, Hon. Kamil Akinlabi Mudashiru, in his office over the weekend.

Also present during the visit was the State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatunbosun and other Government officials.

According to him, the gesture of the State Government to rehabilitate the internal road network of the Premier Hotel was notable and historical as such repair work was done about 30 years ago.

“I make bold to say that our passionate appeal for assistance on the resurfacing of our hotel internal road network to His Excellency Gov. Seyi Makinde was given prompt approval and attention, this is a major rehabilitation in the last 30 years.

“The present administration in Oyo State, led by Governor Seyi Makinde has given Governance a human face, I can assure you and the whole world that the quality of the work done was unprecedented, we noticed same in the metropolis as many areas that were difficult to ply by motorists are now free, due to recent repair works by the Government agency.

“We are grateful to the Government for the quality and standard in which the work was done. Within 5 days, the work was completed, we commend the level of professionalism that was put in place during the rehabilitation of the road network.”

In his remarks, the Chairman OYSROMA, Hon. Kamil Akinlabi Mudashiru, noted that the assistance of the Government, through the agency, was to fulfil its promise of improving the Internally Generated Revenue, IGR of the Premier Hotel and the State at large.

“Governor Seyi Makinde made a promise to improve the Internally Generated Revenue IGR of the State, hence the rehabilitation of the Premier Hotel road network would Improve their patronage and by extension that of the State, there was also a recent approval from the Governor for our agency to reopen our offices at the local communities to replicate the work we are doing in the metropolis, it shows this administration is for the people.”

In his contribution, the Honorable Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatunbosun, stated that the State Government would continue to deliver dividends of democracy to the citizenry through the provision of basic amenities within the nooks and crannies of the State.

“The present administration in the State led by Governor Seyi Makinde will continue to deliver dividends of democracy to the people through the provision of good roads, quality education, free qualitative health care, security of lives and property across the nooks and crannies of the State”.

 

 

Hon. Wasiu Olatunbosun, PhD.,

Hon. Commissioner, 

Min. of Information, Culture & Tourism,

Oyo State Government.

 

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